A UN report ahead of the COP 27 climate summit in Egypt highlights a future in which wildfires and intense heatwaves will become increasingly prevalent. Fire scientists have been issuing warnings of this nature for decades now.
This essay explores representations of parasitism and crisis in queer theory and public climate discourse in order to situate queer critiques of reproduction in the context of neoliberalism's ongoing carbon-driven extinctions.
The Anthropocene accounts for a vast swath of human and natural history, but there are limits to its scope encouraging the proliferation of numerous other 'cenes. From the Chthulucene to the Anglocene, these terms explain our ecological present from a myriad of different perspectives.
A personal vision of how social change and climate change are connected in complicated ways.
Tidbit: Copenhagen as Theatre of the Absurd
In preparing to lecture on Waiting for Godot this week, I came across this somewhat lackluster Huffington Post OpEd about the recent Climate Talks in Copenhagen.
A New American Dream?
Why aren't the facts compelling? This was a question asked by the moderator at the 2009 Sustainability Summit, a gathering of 100 leading architects, engineers, and city officials hosted by the Design Futures Council in Chicago this past month.